Who’s coming and who’s going from The Young and the Restless (YR)? Are any favorite performers from yesteryear returning to the daytime drama, this week, or in the near future?
Have any new actors or actresses been cast on the show in contract, recurring or day player roles? Are any well remembered or beloved stars from other soaps, past or present, about to join The Young and the Restless fold in surprise new parts? Here’s the latest casting news from the CBS soap.
The week of June 24, 2019
Melissa Claire Egan returns as Chelsea Newman on Friday, June 28. Egan initially debuted in the role in 2011 and had a seven-year run on the soap. Her character last aired in February 2018, when Chelsea left Genoa City with her son Connor in tow to avoid going to jail after embezzling money from Fenmore’s.
Eva La Rue debuts as Celeste Rosales on Wednesday, June 26. The character is Rey (Jordi Vilasuso) and Lola’s (Sasha Calle) mother. The actress, of course, is best known to daytime fans for her portrayal of Dr. Maria Santos on All My Children. Meanwhile, nighttime fans will recognize her as Det. Natalia Boa Vista on CSI: Miami.
The Young and the Restless (YR) airs weekdays on CBS. Check your local listings for air times.